It was the summer of 2018 and Chris Paul was preparing for his second year with the Houston Rockets. That preparation included a very important meeting with his longtime stylist Courtney Mays.
The main focus of their discussion: How could they tak ...
Posted Monday, August 10th 2020 at 2:30PM
Composition Creator: Joe Mussatto
Chris Paul wore a mask embroidered with the letters HBCU, but it muffled his voice Wednesday night as he addressed reporters after routing the Lakers.
“Shoot, I can’t even hear myself,” said Paul, as he removed ...
Posted Sunday, August 9th 2020 at 9:04PM
Head coach Kenny Blakeney is helping make Howard college basketball’s offseason champs.
Composition Creator: Ricky O'Donnell
Kenny Blakeney took over a Howard men’s basketball program that needed to be rebuilt from the ground up when he was ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 5:43PM
Now let's hope that this leads to more black gamers getting computer science degrees and landing careers at places like Twitch or starting their own gaming companies!
Twitch has announced that it is partnering with Cxmmunity, an organization that ...
Posted Thursday, July 30th 2020 at 3:12PM
And the conversation continues, as NFL players Channing Crowder, Brandon Marshall, and Reggie Wayne argue, or shall we say 'discuss' more black athletes attending HBCUs with a proud Hampton Graduate that happened to be on the set of their IAMATHLETE Podcast.
Posted Wednesday, July 29th 2020 at 12:04AM
With the crazy news about top prospects Mikey Williams and Lebron James Jr possibly attending a Historically Black College, even some of the famed white high school recruits are choosing HBCUs!
Jordan Wood, the No.23 overall player in the upcoming ...
Posted Monday, July 27th 2020 at 5:26PM
The MEAC recently released a video and press release announcing their new e-sports league for not only student gamers but also alumni gamers from HBCUs.
This could mark the beginning of a new era of sports for the HBCU community and beyond!
There is a $40.00 entrance fee, and several games tha ...
Posted Thursday, July 23rd 2020 at 4:36AM
Norman North rising senior Fatima Black locked in her college commitment Monday.
Black is taking her talents to Division I program Morgan State, based in Baltimore, Maryland, and member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Morgan State is a ...
Posted Monday, July 20th 2020 at 3:46PM
Duke has long been considered a favorite to land LeBron James Jr., son of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar and living NBA legend. In the wake of today’s monumental Makur Maker news, oddsmakers think that Bronny James may continue the trend of superstar recruits heading to HBCU schools.
Posted Monday, July 20th 2020 at 6:03AM
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern ...
Posted Tuesday, July 14th 2020 at 3:06PM
Author: Denashia Dunnaville (13NewsNow)
HAMPTON, Va. — There will be no fall sports for the Pirates this year.
Hampton University announced on Monday the suspension of all fall sports due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Athletics Director Eugene ...
Posted Monday, July 13th 2020 at 9:59PM
HBCUs work to return to sports amid new coronavirus
Historically black schools in the Southwestern Athletic Conference have fared well economically so far despite limited resources and the shutdown of sports because of the pandemic
By KRISTIE RIEKE ...
Posted Sunday, July 12th 2020 at 1:00AM
Carmelo Anthony is calling for more top prospects to attend historically black universities when selecting schools to play at.
Melo said quote, “All it takes is one person to change history." ...
Posted Wednesday, June 10th 2020 at 2:39PM
Florida A&M Joins The SWAC
FAMU will be an official member on July 1, 2021
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees (BOT) has approved the University’s move to join the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), begin ...
Posted Thursday, June 4th 2020 at 9:00PM
RALEIGH, NC – Track and Field student-athlete and recent graduate Christian Smith (Atlanta, GA) of Saint Augustine's University will appear on a star-studded virtual celebration hosted by ESPN's The Undefeated on Saturday, May 23.
The project - t ...
Posted Sunday, May 24th 2020 at 8:42PM